Best of Boston

BEST Stationery

2012 BEST Stationery, Wedding

Paper Moss

Boston

The owners of this local company, Emily Hostetler and Anna Fenno, use environ-mentally friendly cotton paper and soy-based inks to craft letterpress suites with quirky typefaces and motley patterns, ensuring couples look as good on paper as they do on… read more»

2010 BEST Stationery
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Robert Charlton

Boston

Robert Charlton uses a vintage letterpress to produce classic handset type on textured card stock. His invitations, stationery, and note cards will impress party guests and future employers. And his willingness to work on the fly means that while your… read more»

2009 BEST Stationery
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Rugg Road Paper Company

Boston

This little Charles Street stationer is a dream for do-it-yourselfers, packed as it is with almost 300 kinds of handmade papers (and a wall of grosgrain ribbon wheels for good measure). Forget-the-hassle types, on the other hand, can peruse the… read more»

2008 BEST Stationery, North
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Scribe

Marblehead

This is just to say that the apology note you left on the fridge didn’t quite cut it, and the person whose sweet, cold plums you scarfed down is profoundly annoyed. Next time, put those words of remorse—or thanks, or… read more»

2008 BEST Stationery
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Rugg Road Paper Company

Boston

Those looking to tear things up at their next soiree would do well to hit this paper-goods purveyor first. The Beacon Hill shop is packed with party-throwing and -going essentials: irresistible invites, stylish gift wrap, gracious thank-yous. For non-shindig-related business,… read more»

2007 BEST Stationery
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Paper Source

Brookline, Boston, Cambridge, Wellesley

E-mail, e-vites, e-cards—you’ve been there, e-done that. Lend your correspondence some off-line heft with a pilgrimage to this epistolary shrine, with its formidable collection of paper, cards, and craft supplies. Initially you may feel overwhelmed, so take advantage of the… read more»

2004 BEST Stationery, Wedding

Rugg Road Paper Company

Boston

Sure, there’s the cake and the pretty dresses. But really, what would a wedding be without the invitations? Stationery gets top billing at Rugg Road, where style options run from classic and contemporary to just plain beautiful. With more than… read more»

2002 BEST Stationery

La Ruche

Boston

La Ruche owner Brooke Laughlin gives Martha Stewart a run for her questionably earned money with the precious stationery and invitations she stocks at her colorful Newbury Street shop. More creative than stuffy, the lines by Dempsey & Carroll, Surtout… read more»

2001 BEST Stationery

Crane & Company Papermakers

Boston

Pick up a $1 bill. Feel that rich, heavy texture? That’s Crane & Company paper. The high-quality, 100 percent cotton construction has made Crane’s paper the standard for elegant correspondence and very official documents (from legal wills to cold, hard… read more»

1986 BEST Stationery

Papermint

Cambridge

Makes writing letters fun. read more»